Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
bad start, but it does not show my good starts as well. >> the book on the rangers this wrote as a lefty. we will see if joe saunders had some luck in regard to that. >> fans are hoping for a win against texas friday night so they can see the first orioles home playoff game in nearly two decades. for area businesses, the wait and see has them in limbo. some vendors still have to hold off on stalking division series gear. bond-trading is eagerly awaiting to mar nice results. >> is extremely nerve wracking. we are sitting back waiting period. we are going day-by-day, hour by hour, watching every pitch and every inning just like everyone else. >> of course they want that beer. baltimore city, too, as parking, red light, and speed cameras tickets always spike. >> we are looking for the orioles biggest fan. you? going to wbaltv.com and send us your pictures. just click on ulocal. >> president obama and mitt romney are hitting in the hotly contested battle ground states after the first time to tell matchup last night. many analysts see romney as the victor, st. president obama needs
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
will be wednesday. the baltimore orioles had to texas. they have to play the rangers on friday. longoria homered three times. oakland a's crash the rangers' three times. the a's first and only day and first place the entire season was yesterday. >> tonight on abc7 news at 5:00, a growing concern for new mothers the word about cancer. a woman's risk of developing breast cancer increases in the years immediately following childbirth. doctors are not sure why that is. tonight we will talk to young mother who developed breast cancer. we will have the latest research about why this might be happening. >> a south carolina family made a this curbindisturbing discovery on facebook. >> they found pictures of a teenager's parting in their home while they were not home. the homeowner said he noticed the screen with got back but did not think much about it because nothing inside was out of place. the next day we come to find out the cleaned everything up before we went home. even did the dishes. the kids were not bragging about it -- if the kids were not bragging about it, they would have gone away with it.
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
will look to keep their first trip to the postseason in 15 years alive. they take on the texas rangers in tonight's a.l. wild card playoff game. the winner moves on to play the yankees while the loser goes home. the rangers took the regular season series with the o's, winning 5 of the 7 games the team played. first pitch tonight at 8:37. >>> the nationals, on the other hand, will be anxious rly waiti to find out who they will play in their first playoff series in 80 years. the atlanta braves and st. louis cardinals play their wild card game tonight at 8:00. nats will take on the winner of that game on sunday. game one and two will be on the road. the first home game for the nats won't be until wednesday. >>> two major food festivals happening this weekend. first, taste of d.c. kicks off tomorrow. more than 50 restaurants taking part in the festival on pennsylvania avenue between the white house and the capital. ben's chili bowl hosting its second annual world chili eating championship as a precaution, police will shut down several roads during the event, starting at 7:00 tonight. that'
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the rangers. more is coming up 6:00. former butler accused of stealing documents. >> he tells the world why he did it. >> why scientists say the earth is warming faster than expected. >> the washington red >> covering the world, the secretary of state and the minister of afghanistan launched a bilateral investigation today. secretary clinton hosted the meeting at the state department this morning. is part of a strategic agreement -- it is part of a strategic agreement signed in may. despite recent challenges, clinton stresses the u.s. stands behind its commitment to afghanistan. bombings killed at least 31, heavily damaging syria's largest city. state media says that activists detonated a car near an officer's club. this video cannot be authenticated. friday, -- fighting in syria has intensified in the commercial hub. >> and developments in the trial of the pope's personal butler, accused of stealing sensitive documents from inside the vatican. police say that paolo gabriele had enough documents to fill two moving boxes. he is defending his actions, saying he wanted to expose "the evil and cor
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
visits the texas rangers in friday's one-game wild card play-in and getting the start. the first pipe, 8:07. >> we were fortunate enough to be moving on and have something important on inside and that is where our eyes are set. of course we want to host the game at camden yards and have a game in texas on friday that we need to host the game and we need the full support. >> and to football, calling last week's win over tampa the third -- robert griffin 3's best game yet and taking a step further, naming him the offensive rookie of the month and the first to win it. the counterpart this summer might be the hot nest league and matt ryan's quarterback lead is 1-12 and has big play target. >> they have the hard hottest quarterback in the lead and -- league and a good running back and two receivers, i don't know -- they're really good and explosive guys, making calling the catches and they're big bodies and that is probably the greatest all-time player that played and we played good offense and this is another challenge. and good thing it's at home and hopefully that will help us out. >> and
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
for the first time in 15 years. they take on the texas rangers in the american league wild card game. baltimore could have won the american league eastern division, but lost last night to the rays. the yankees also won last night and clinched the division title. the orioles will play the yankees in the american league division series if they win tomorrow. >> the detroit tigers are also in the playoffs thanks to miguel cabrera's historic season. he won the american league triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbis, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown. that was in 1967. >>> red box is hoping that the next time you pick up a dvd, you grab some concert tickets as well. the kiosk will soon sell tickets to live events along with the dvd rentals. tickets will have just a $1 service fee. they say it's another way to sell event tickets that might have a tough time of selling out. they are doing a test run in philadelphia and hopes to expand that in other major cities. >> what if you can't
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
around the bases. >> it is. i wanted to show you. the rangers looked like they would be ate lock to win the a.l. west and they collapsed down the stretch. they found themselves in this one-game playoff. the orioles have been hot all year and certainly hot even towards the end of the year. who is to say the orioles aren't the hotter team although it is in texas. >> texas is going home. orioles magic. >> nats are waiting to find out who they will play on sunday. either way. the good news is st. louis and atlanta are throwing their aces today. the glass half full. >> etch is keeping an eye on crucial numbers ahead of the election. those numbers are coming out this horng. we are not talking about a new poll. that is straight ahead at 6:00. >> first game. facebook fan. day. we say hello to kisha mason. she looks forward to the daily segment because it is her cue that the work day is over. enjoy the weekend. >> for your chance to be monday's fan of the day, log onto our facebook opinion and leave a comment under her picture -- our facebook page and leave a comment under her picture. picture.
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
rangers. the orioles lost, giving the a.l. east title to the yankees. they will play the yankees in the american league division series if they win tomorrow. lose and their season is over. >>> the detroit tigers' miguel cabrera has just accomplished something that has not been done in 45 years. he won the triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbi, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown, that was in 1967. >> what an incredible accomplishment. >> pretty impressive. this is a great baseball season. >> it is. all right. >>> coming up on 5:51 now on this thursday morning, and some showers and clouds out there -- it is thursday, right? >> it is thursday. tom kierein here with more on our forecast. >> and we still have the humidity around from yesterday, too, but it's going to be changing during the afternoon. between now and then, yes, we have a weak front that's going to bring in that lower humidity, triggering some showers now from the carolinas across virginia, and right